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Lovely fountain

Did you arrive at the Bell Tower too early? Take a walk around this gorgeous fountain while you are... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Kathie D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Monumental fountain

The monumental fountain, situated at the Piazza Duomo, was designed by Fra Giovanni Angelo... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Did you arrive at the Bell Tower too early? Take a walk around this gorgeous fountain while you are awaiting the tower show. Very nice!

Thank Kathie D
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The monumental fountain, situated at the Piazza Duomo, was designed by Fra Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli in the 16th century. With the help of the student Martino Montanini, he built a pyramidal fountain dedicated to Orione, the mythical founder of the city, that was considered to...More

Thank Borzov
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

..it will be impossible to miss it as it sit in the beautiful square in from of the clock tower and the Duomo... one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque fountains..

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was on my list of things to see and the taxi driver took us there. It was a lovely fountain to see.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Piazza Duomo has the most beautiful fountain in the middle of the square. It looks very fancy. I think it is a Baroque style.

Thank natasha0112017
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is one of the attractions in Piazza del Duomo- a beautiful fontana describing Orion.It is fenced and therefore it can be only enjoyed from over the iron fence

Thank TzviaO
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Incredible sculptures adorn the fountain. Our tour guide explained that the sculptor was a student of Michalangelo. The beauty is indescribable.

Thank Mima600
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

One more beautiful fontain in Italy, there is a lot of them, and most is a must see when you are in the area. This one was stopped, and there was not sigle drop of water in it, so at the moment it's more a...More

Thank Jan-Ove H
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This fountain is in the same plaza at the Duomo. It is really beautiful. Not sure what else I can say about this except make sure you see it when in Messina

Thank EMMA L
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Boy, this Piazza is certainly busy enough, with the Cathedral, the Clock and what is a Piazza in Italy without a great work of art as the Fountain of Orion is? Just all fits together very nicely! Great place to take pictures, have a rest...More

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